Full with ambition and passion.
A disciple of 3-starred chef Jacob Jan Boerma from a young age,
Robert Poel incorporates the philosophy of his mentor at Voltaire, the fine-dining restaurant of Parc Broekhuizen.
USING FRESH, seasonal ingredients, either from their own garden or selected personally from local suppliers, Robert Poel is committed to providing guests with an enriched, high-quality experience “with something special”. He leads a young team with partner and friend, Thomas Diepersloot. Together, the chefs have stamped their own signature and creative touch on the cuisine served at Voltaire, allowing the simplicity of composition and taste to shine on the plate.
Having cut his teeth at several Michelin-starred restaurants, Thomas Diepersloot is the other half of the Parc Broekhuizen dream team.
DRAWN TO the exciting, adrenaline-filled environments of Michelin kitchens, Thomas Diepersloot now shares the helm of Voltaire with Robert Poel. “We complement and strengthen each other. We have each other’s back and that’s what makes the relationship so special and long-lasting,” explains the chef. His food is fresh and light, often incorporating Asian flavours and products. His culinary approach mirrors the philosophy of consultant chef Jacob Jan Boerma, using techniques that add a ‘wow factor’ to the creations.
Jacob Jan Boerma
Jacob Jan Boerma has been involved in Parc Broekhuizen for many years and is the Culinaire Advisor guiding our Chefs and Service Team for both Restaurant Voltaire, our events and our annual International Culinary Event Chefs at the Parc. Jacob Jan is one the 3 Dutch 3 Michelin star rated Chefs. Nationally and internationally he is involved in a large number of culinary events, restaurants and concepts. In his own restaurant De Leest he is renowned for his distinguished flavors. In his dishes he combines the best local product, vegetables, herbs & spices but also oil and special acids in a remarkable way finding balance in all ingredients building courses with light structures.
Yvo has clearly found his passion in providing personal, informal yes perfect service to our guests with relentless eye for detail. He has a remarkable talent for combining food and wines in such a way that together the combination becomes even better than the 2 elements on their own,. Yvo will do his utmost to make you feel at home from the minuteyou arrive and he will gladly share his wine knowledge with you. His team shares his energy and is as commited as he is himself.
After worked in a nice selection of hotels nationally and internationally, Anita joined Parc Broekhuizen at the end of 2018. Prior to this she was the General Manager of theInter Continental Amstel in Amsterdam for 7 years. When Anita was asked to join our Boutique Hotel, she was delighed since she was very impressed by the location, the beautiful nature, the grandeur and eleganceof thee state and level of quality in all details. Parc Broekhuzien offers so many possibilities that she immediately accepted the challenge to build further image and history of this remarkable estate in the middle of The Netherlands.